Jul 25 2020
Saturday

UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

UFC Fight Island 3
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
20-5-0
UD 5
UD 5
18-2-0

The tape

31
Age
29
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

Form
20
Wins
18
9
By KO
10
45
KO%
56
5
By SUB
2
25
SUB%
11
5
Loses
2
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2013
25
Bouts
21
58
Rounds
50
4 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Tapology
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Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till report

Who won Whittaker vs Till?

Robert Whittaker beat Darren Till by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Fight Island 3, on Saturday 25th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Robert Whittaker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Whittaker vs Till stats

Robert Whittaker stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Darren Till made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Till had advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 56% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 45%.

Robert Whittaker was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Till had 1-inch reach advantage.

Whittaker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Till, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 76 to Till's 58.

Whittaker vs Till form

Till had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jorge Masvidal at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had beat Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.

Activity check

Whittaker's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.

Till's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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